Library Lovers

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2024-01-Library-Lovers-Social.jpg Celebrate Library Lovers Month at the City of Ryde Libraries!

We are celebrating all our loyal library lovers at City of Ryde Libraries throughout the month of February with an exciting month of programs to suit all ages.

Drop into your local branch from 5 February and pick up a Library Lovers Loyalty Card, participate in activities at your local branch and collect stamps to WIN limited edition Library Lover prizes. Find your perfect match at the library!

Library Lovers Loyalty Card

On the back of your Loyalty card, there are 9 different ways to collect a stamp during Library Lovers Month.

Collect 3 stamps to receive a limited Library Lovers fan, the perfect accessory to stay cool for our Number 1 Library fans!

Collect 6 stamps to receive a limited Library Lovers tote bag, and an entry to win a $200 voucher draw.

If you collect all 9 stamps on your Library Lovers Loyalty Card – you will receive an additional entry into the $200 prize draw! Thanks loyal Library Lover!

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions for more details.

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What's your perfect date? If you're not sure what to read next, but you've definitely got a type, you can swipe right on our hand-picked selections of mystery books that tickle your fancy.

Love a supernatural time-travelling romance? Prefer an Australian Thriller drama full of family secrets? Find your perfect match with our Blind Date with a Book, across all City of Ryde branches this Library Lovers month.  

Once you’ve been matched and you’ve had your date, pick up a ‘Rate the Date’ Card and let us know how your date went!

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Participate in our Library Lovers Heart Installation during Library Lovers Month and let us know why you love the library! Pick up a paper heart at any of our five branches, decorate the heart to your desires and fill out “Why I love my library…”. Then add your heart to our Library Lovers Heart Installation.

We’d love for all library lovers to share with us, what the library means to you!

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Let the libraries find your perfect match with Book Match!

Book Match is a FREE service for those who love reading to find their next read. Simply fill out the Book Match form with your preferences and our team will curate a list of three to five recommendations for you. For more info, visit our Book Match page. 

Eastwood Seed Library

Share the love beyond books by extending your library love to our Eastwood Seed Library. Eastwood Seed Library is a FREE seed sharing program sustained through donations from the community. Visit our Seed Library in Eastwood by either borrowing or donating seed, and you’ll be rewarded with a stamp!

Learn more about our Eastwood Seed Library.

Refer a Friend

Share all that the library has to offer with a friend by referring them to join the library during Library Lovers month and you’ll both be rewarded with a stamp on your library lovers cards!

For more information on how to join the library visit Library Memberships.

Get Social with Us

Be the first to know about all of our events, activities, the latest reads and announcements through our City of Ryde Libraries Facebook, Instagram and eNewsletter. Make sure you show us you’re a fan and you’ll score a stamp!

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2024 Library Lovers Competition | Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply:

1. The Promoter is City of Ryde Libraries of 1 Pope Street, Ryde NSW 2112, ABN number 81 621 292 610.

2. The City of Ryde “2024 Library Lovers Competition” commences at 9:30am Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time (AEDST) on Monday 5 February 2024 and ends at 9:00pm AEDST on Thursday 29 February 2023.

3. Entry into the promotion is open to members of City of Ryde libraries aged 18 and over.

4. To enter the competition entrants must visit a City of Ryde Library Branch to collect a library lovers loyalty card and start collecting stamps throughout the Competition period. If you collect three (3) stamps you receive a limited library lovers fan. Fans are limited. Tote bags are limited. If you collect six (6) stamps you receive a limited library lovers tote bag and you can go into the draw to win a $200 Shopping Voucher prize draw. Tote bags are limited. Once you collect all 6 stamps, fill out your details on the loyalty card, hand it in to your local branch so we can put you into the draw.

5. If participants choose to, they can collect all nine (9) stamps and receive an extra entry to the prize draw.

6. Stamps can be collected by completing various activities displayed on the reverse of the loyalty card.

7. Participation in the competition by completing the above step is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

8. Entries are limited to one (1) per person.

9. Families of City of Ryde staff members and Councillors and any promotional partners are not able to enter the competition.

10. There is one (1) major prize consisting of the $200 Shopping Centre voucher.

11. This competition is a game of chance. All valid entries received during the competition period will be entered into the competition. The draw will take place on Monday 4 March 2024.

12. A winner will be selected at random.

13. The Winner will be announced on City of Ryde Libraries social media channels and via phone or email.

14. The recipient can collect their prize from the City of Ryde Libraries – Ryde Branch.

15. If the Promoter is unable to contact the winner within seven (7) days, the winner will forfeit their prize. A new random prize draw will take place.

16. The Prize, or any unused portion of the Prize, is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed as cash. The Prize is not valid in conjunction with any other offer.

17. The Prize is subject to any conditions imposed by the Promoter.

18. The Promoter recognises that this promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook or Instagram.

19. By entering the competition, the winner consents to their name being published as winner of the competition and to participate in any publicity accompanying or resulting from this promotion in printed and/or online formats.

20. All decisions made by the judging panel are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

21. City of Ryde will not be responsible for any entries that are not received for any reason, by the closing date and time, whether lost, delayed, corrupted or otherwise, and whether or not due to any technical difficulties or malfunctions.

22. The Promoter reserves the right to refuse to award any of the Prizes to anyone in breach of these terms and conditions.


“Participant” means any person who enters the “2024 Library Lovers Competition”.

“Promoter” means the City of Ryde Libraries of 1 Pope Street, Ryde NSW 2113.